About Cha-am

A quiet alternative to Hua Hin, where many Thais enjoy succulent seafood and visitors have a range of accommodation options including luxurious golf resorts and small boutique beach hotels.

How to go
From Bangkok’s southern bus terminal there are as many as 10 bus departures per day to Cha-am’s Soi Bus Stop. The bus journey between Bangkok and Cha-am takes between 2.5 and 3 hours and costs around 150 baht.
From Bangkok there are five train departures each day that stop in Cha-am, whose train station is located at the western end of Naranthip Rd, about 1km from the beach and its resorts.

Hat Cha-am

The premier beach resort of Phetchaburi, Hat Cha-am is just as beautiful as the neighboring Hua Hin Beach. Located approximately 163 kilometers south of Bangkok, 40 kilometers south of Phetchaburi and 20 kilometers north of Hua Hin, the beach is famous for being long and clean. In addition, it serves excellent fresh seafood.

Hat Cha-am

Maruekhathaiyawan Palace

The summer seaside palace, often referred to as "the palace of love and hope is located midway between Cha-am and Hua Hin. It was built in 1923 under the royal command of King Rama VI using golden teakwood from the demolished Hat Chao Samran Palace.

Maruekhathaiyawan Palace